In the historic centre of a well-preserved village, opposite the church, a wine barn and its adjoining house were to be restructured in order to create an intimate and special living environment.
With this sentence from our honorable Oscar Niemeyer, we introduce this duplex in Moema, that had the entire upper floor refurbished in order to serve the needs of a young couple that loves to cook and receive people.
Life in the city is something that everyone tries to escape. It is full of cars, noises and things that assault our senses. Most people born in a city or who have lived there for a long time quickly grow tired of the hustle and bustle.
This single-family home – Croft Residence – designed by Brian Wickersham and his firm, AUX Architecture, was designed to meet the economic demands of maximizing square footage while preserving indoor-outdoor living.
The functional layout proposed included a living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. The intervention began by creating a separation between the social and private areas of the apartment by way of the two existing floors.
This light and spacious 1930’s Semi in Queens Park seduced our client and her three girls to move out of their tall Notting Hill terrace and try life with a proper garden, and without so many stairs.